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Lunch & Learn

We are excited to welcome you to attend one of our upcoming Lunch & Learn Events!

Visit the Lunch & Learn Program section of our Events page to learn more about our Lunch & Learn Program, event location, reservations and policies, RIBO credits and more!

Upcoming events

    • May 12, 2015
    • 11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario

    SPEAKER:

    Gary Robitaille, B.Tech.
    Senior Associate, Code Engineering
    LRI Engineering Inc.

    Gary Robitaille is a graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic Institute. He has 33 years experience in Building Code applications, with 14 years experience at LRI Engineering Inc. His expertise includes Building Code consulting, review and plans examination, Alternative Solutions development and negotiation, Life Safety Studies, Building Condition Assessments, and Fire Code Audits for Hotels and residential occupancies.

    SYNOPSIS:

    Review of current Codes and Standards relating to Safety During Construction, Occupancy of unfinished buildings, and risks associated with construction activates during renovations and new construction. Discussion of fire incident data relating to fires in occupied buildings undergoing renovations and fires in new-under construction buildings. Fire incident numbers in buildings under renovation have been on the rise in the past 5 years.

    ITINERARY:

    11:45 AM to 12:00 PM Registration & Reception
    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch
    1:00 PM to 1:15 PM AGM & Awards Presentation
    1:15 PM to 2:45 PM Presentation & Questions

    DRESS CODE:

    Business Attire or Jacket and Tie

Past events

April 14, 2015 Retrofit of Ontario Care Facilities and Registered Retirement Homes
March 10, 2015 Sheppard West Station Site Tour
February 10, 2015 All-Hazards Approach to Developing Emergency Action Plans for High Rise Offices
January 13, 2015 The Lac-Mégantic Train Derailment – A Study of Safety Deficiency
December 09, 2014 Fire Performance of Tall Buildings Using Combustible Construction
November 11, 2014 Oxygen Depletion Technology
October 14, 2014 Firestop Installation and Challenges
September 09, 2014 Changes to the Ontario Fire Code
May 13, 2014 Annual General Meeting & Union Station Renovations
April 08, 2014 Significant Advances In Storage Protection
March 11, 2014 Fire Safety In North America’s Third Largest Transit System
February 11, 2014 Protecting Life, Property and Productivity — The Latest in Gas Detection
January 14, 2014 EIFS Performance Under Fire
December 10, 2013 Mid-Rise Combustible Buildings in Canada
November 12, 2013 Explosion Protection
October 08, 2013 OPG's Wesleyville Fire Training and Incident Training Facility Tour
September 10, 2013 Fire Loss Statistical Considerations in Relating Failure and Building Damage to Building Code Objectives
May 14, 2013 Upcoming Changes to National Codes
April 09, 2013 Loss Lessons – Learning from Losses
March 19, 2013 Toronto Star Vaughan Press Centre Tour
February 12, 2013 Modern Fire Investigation Techniques
January 08, 2013 Fire Alarm Systems: Intelligibility
December 11, 2012 NFPA 13, 2013 Edition – A Review of Major Changes
November 14, 2012 Changes to the Ontario Fire Code
October 16, 2012 New Water Mist Technologies for Building Fire Suppression
September 11, 2012 Muskoka Heights Retirement Residence Fire Inquest

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